As nouns the difference between thieving and thievery
is that thieving
is the action of theft while thievery
is the act of theft, the act of stealing.
As a verb thieving
is present participle of thieve.
As an adjective thieving
is that thieves; that steals.
That thieves; that steals.
The action of theft.
The act of theft, the act of stealing.
(obsolete) That which is stolen.
* 1602 , , IV. iv. 42:
- This instance of thievery will not be over looked.
- Injurious Time now, with a robber's haste, / Crams his rich thievery up, he knows not how;